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UDD hopes for peaceful rally

Jatuporn urges reds not to provoke foes

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The United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) has urged red-shirt members and their allies to try to avoid actions that might trigger a coup and spoil its plan to hold a mass rally starting Saturday. 

The red shirt splinter faction Volunteers Protecting Democracy Group burnt and kicked a mock coffin for the Constitutional Court judges outside the provincial hall in Ayutthaya Friday to protest the court's decision to oust Yingluck Shinawatra as prime minister. (Photo by Sunthorn Pongpao)

The warning came as the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) protesters kicked off their "final battle", laying siege to five state-run television channels and forcing the stations to agree to run more news about the PDRC, along with broadcasting news about the government.

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